A 10-year-old student at Chris Lund School in VGC, Lagos, is said to have been gang-raped by his classmates during a trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The mother revealed this in a video that has become a hot topic on social media.
The state government closed the school on Monday and said the issue was being investigated by the Ministry of Education. Department of Educational Quality Assurance; Ministry of Youth and Social Development; Ministry of Justice, and national and sexual violence agencies in Lagos.
The incident recently rekindled the controversy surrounding elite private schools such as Dowen College in Recce, Lagos.
Dawn University has been in the news about the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a junior high school 2 student allegedly bullied at school by some students.
On November 28, 2021, 11-year-old Sylvester (Jr.) died of an injury at a boarding school. There were various explanations for the cause of his death. He was said to have told his parents before his death that his seniors had bullied him to lead him to cultism, and the school claimed he was injured while playing football. ..
Deeper Life Junior High School in Oyu, Akwai Bomb, was also involved in a dispute with parents claiming that Mrs. Deborah Okezy had sexually abused her son when school officials moved her boy from one dormitory to another full of seniors. rice field. student.
According to a viral video in December 2020, parents claimed that the student had removed his son’s boxer and touched his anus.
The issue has generated some reaction on social media, with some Nigerians calling on Rev. William Kumuyi, the general director of the church, to help victims gain justice. The principal of the school’s ocean campus was later suspended.
Also, 14-year-old Karen-Happuch Akpagher, a student at the Premier Academy in Lugbe, Abuja, is said to have died of sexual abuse trauma on June 22, 2021.
Akpager reportedly died of hyperglycemia caused by sepsis due to an infection caused by a condom found in her private part. She was polluted at school and her case is said to have been hidden from her parents.
However, in a statement by the deputy principal of the school, who expressed grief over the death of the child, the school stated that the student was released to the mother in a stable condition on May 19, 2021, but her condition was that number. Deteriorated as reported a day later.